Flying

Why It Pays To Ditch Your PJs When Flying

Toni Hargis | Posted 30.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Toni Hargis

There are many reasons to dress nicely on a flight, and they're not just to do with self-esteem and other touchy feely issues, although doesn't everybody feel better in fresh, clean clothes? Nor are they to do with consideration for others around you, 'cause that clearly isn't a pressing matter.

How To Unwind On Your Next Business Trip

Tamsin Kelly | Posted 29.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When you fly for business, you carry the expectations of your company that you’ll come ‘back with the goods’, whether that’s an important clie...

Flying With Kids: My Top Five Secrets For Stress-Free Travel

Jo Wimble-Groves | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK Parents
Jo Wimble-Groves

ier. I'm paranoid about forgetting something important and of course, I always do (my son's swimming shorts). But, I also have to remember that as long as we have medication and contact lenses, we will survive! It may have taken me seven years to figure out but I think I've finally cracked the best way to fly with children and I wanted to share some of my tips.

Equality In The Air? What Happens If We View Fat People As Passengers With Rights?

Stacy Bias | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK
Stacy Bias

You live some distance from your family and you need to get home for a wedding, birthday party or funeral. The only way you can travel that distance i...

10 Ways To Ensure Stress Free Business Travel

Tamsin Kelly | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

We asked experienced business travellers and British Airways’ cabin crew for their top tips to help you feel calm and relaxed, before, during and af...

Not Just Droning On About Drone Safety

Jonathan Nicholson | Posted 21.10.2016 | UK Tech
Jonathan Nicholson

None of this potential will be possible however, if early adopters risk creating a negative perception of the devices through irresponsible and dangerous use. We need to instil a sense of responsibility, ownership, and safe usage without losing the fun element for those flying drones as a hobby.

Mum Writes Letter To Passenger Who Shouted At Her Disabled Daughter On Flight

Mercury News | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK Parents

A mother written a letter on Facebook to a fellow passenger after she allegedly ‘verbally abused’ her disabled daughter on a Jet2 flight. Nicola C...

Things You Need To Know Before Flying With Children

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 28.07.2016 | UK Parents

Summer holidays are upon us. For some it’s relaxing and quiet, for the rest of us... it’s travelling with children. In order to make the experienc...

Take the Fear Out of Flying

Victoria Ward | Posted 12.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Ward

For many of us, the arrival of summer means excitedly counting the days until we down tools and set up the out-of-office before we head off to warmer shores for a fortnight in the sun. For those with a flying phobia, however, that dream holiday can become a nightmare plagued with anxiety and fear.

Plane Diverted When Violent Pensioner Refused To Stop Doing Yoga

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK

A United Airlines flight had to be turned around after a pensioner started screaming at the crew and wanted to practise yoga instead of sitting in his...

UK Air Shows Under Threat

Matt Dearden | Posted 22.02.2016 | UK
Matt Dearden

Earlier this month, the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) announced its proposal to improve the safety of air shows following in the wake of the Shor...

Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway: Five Pulse Racing Challenges You Can Set Yourself

Tayana Simons | Posted 04.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Tayana Simons

We've all heard of that saying 'feel the fear and do it anyway'. It's emblazoned on every outdoor clothing company t-shirt from here to the surfing beaches of Southern California. But could adrenaline rushes actually be good for us? Some scientists seem to think so.

Feeling Your Way to Gratitude

Sonja Lewis | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sonja Lewis

As much as I have flown over the years, especially lately, I will never get used to turbulence. Sometimes pilots can do something about it, finding some smooth air; and other times, it is well beyond their control ... there is nothing but rough air to fly through. Nothing.

Here's How To Ensure Flying With A Child In Tow Isn't A Total Nightmare

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK Parents

Even when you've been counting down the days until your next family holiday, the prospect of jetting off on a five-hour plane ride with children in to...

Tips To Minimise Jet Lag For Babies, Toddlers, Kids & Grown-Up's

Carrie Bradley | Posted 23.10.2016 | UK Parents
Carrie Bradley

My old job had me flying through several times zones in a month. It was certainly easier managing just my jet lag, but after flying with a baby and toddler to several long haul destinations, including The Big One; UK to Australia, here are some general tips that have helped us.

Which Airports and Airlines Provide Courtesy Strollers at the Airport?

Carrie Bradley | Posted 25.09.2016 | UK Parents
Carrie Bradley

Family travel provides its own unique challenges, but some airports and airlines provide facilities which go a long way to ease some of the stress. Here are the airports and airlines that provide complimentary strollers for use and information on where to find them.

10 Reasons Why I Transform Into a Demon in the Airport

Tara Povey | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Tara Povey

Now, I'm not saying I'm an angel, but I'm normally a fairly chilled out person (if my family are reading this they've probably wet themselves laughing already). But there's just something, well several things, about airports that make me lose my mind. I go from cool, collected world traveller to raging bitch beast in the time it takes someone to ask "Did you pack your bags yourself?".

Flying When Your Child Is Sick or Has a Disability

Carrie Bradley | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK Parents
Carrie Bradley

Flying with children can be daunting for parents, and flying when your child is feeling ill or has a disability can only add to the stress. However, there are some requirements in place, depending on the severity of an infant or childs' illness or disability. The first point of call, is always to contact your airline directly.

Pilot's Confessions That Will Make You Think Twice About Getting On A Plane

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 02.09.2015 | UK Comedy

Going on holiday any time soon? You might want to look away - this video contains some fairly worrying confessions from actual pilots, including one w...

Relationships: Five Questions To Ask Each Other Before Flying Together

Charlotte Buxton | Posted 23.08.2016 | UK Comedy
Charlotte Buxton

When you're in a relationship, finding out whether you can go on holiday together and remain happy in each other's company is one of the biggest tests you'll face. Alongside discovering whether the other person has the brain capacity to remember when bin day is, it's the issue most likely to break you.

The Avro Vulcan Bomber Said Goodbye With This Spectacular Stunt

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK Tech

This weekend the Avro Vulcan Bomber marked its goodbye to the skies with a spectacular stunt at the Royal International Air Tattoo, at RAF Fairford in...

Dad Gives 4-Year-Old A Taste Of What It's Like To Be An Astronaut

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Parents

Lea Langumier has been flying with her pilot dad since she was two-year-old, but this time she experienced something completely different. Now aged...

Is It Safe to Fly When You're Pregnant?

Amanda Statham | Posted 03.06.2016 | UK Parents
Amanda Statham

Of course there are steps you can take to ensure you and baby are as safe as possible and enjoy the journey rather than simply survive it, so here's everything I've learnt about flying pregnant over the last couple of child-rearing years while working as a travel writer, which will hopefully give you confidence if you're having flying jitters and some peace of mind too.

If You're A Nervous Flyer, Don't Watch This Video

Ruptly TV | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK

This video might not be for those who are afraid of flying! Astonishing footage captures the moments of several planes attempting to land during high ...

The Must Have Tips for Flying When Pregnant

Carrie Bradley | Posted 14.05.2016 | UK Parents
Carrie Bradley

Many women will need to fly when they are pregnant, whether for a wedding, business trip or a well- deserved relaxing 'baby-moon'. It could be your last opportunity to eat an airplane meal and watch an in-flight movie uninterrupted!